35a Queen Street is an immaculate two double bedroom lower ground floor apartment that has been refurbished to an excellent standard by one of Edinburgh’s leading property development firms ‘Square and Crescent’ in 2014. When developed the property gained new central heating and electrical systems with integrated intelligent wiring, bespoke contemporary kitchens by Kitchens International and an immaculate bathroom and en-suite shower room with Duravit and Hansgrohe sanitary ware.
There are two large double bedrooms in the property, the larger of the two enjoys an en-suite shower room and a sizeable walk-in-wardrobe. The second bedroom has a ‘Jack and Jill’ style bathroom that can be accessed from both the bedroom and the hallway.
The impressive open plan kitchen, living and dining room is an ideal space for entertaining guests in as well as relaxing in. The kitchen has integrated white goods which include a large fridge/freezer, a dishwasher, an induction hob, an oven and an integrated microwave. There is an abundance of cupboard space in the kitchen as well as surface space which includes a stylish island which also has seating space. The room enjoys a vast amount of natural light through the floor to ceiling, double glazed windows that run the length of the room which open out to the properties private South facing patio.
The enclosed and private patio is ideal for entertaining guests on a summers evening. The patio has an area of shelter as well as an open area to ensure it can be enjoyed in all weather conditions which can be assisted with the wall mounted patio heaters. The property can be access from the back-patio area through access from Thistle Street North West Lane where there is a gate that takes you to a set of stairs leading down to the property.
Furthermore, within the property there is extensive storage which includes a large cupboard, currently being used as further wardrobe space, a separate and spacious utility room and where the original staircase is within the apartment which at one point will be allowed access from the main building to the lower ground level there is a beautiful wine cellar. Externally toward the front of the property are three dry-lined cellars with electricity thus providing further storage.
The location of the property means the residents are eligible to apply for a key for the beautiful Queen Street Gardens for a moderate annual fee.
Queen Street is situated in the very heart of arguably Edinburgh’s most desirable area, the New Town. The area enjoys all the advantages of city centre living having easy access to the city’s main business and commercial centres.
Princes Street, George Street, Multrees Walk and the St. James’ Centre provide excellent shopping facilities with specialist shopping available in Stockbridge, The West End and Dundas Street. The property is also extremely close to some of Edinburgh’s best local restaurants and bars. Pleasant walks can be taken along the nearby Water of Leith walkway, Inverleith Park and the Royal Botanic Gardens.
Furthermore, there is convenient road access to the west leading to the city bypass, Edinburgh International Airport and the central Scotland motorway network. The area is well served by regular public transport which feeds to the many arteries of the city. Haymarket and Waverley railway stations are also a short stroll away.